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Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine

Brewed by Daisen G Beer
Style: Barley Wine
Tottori Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
The bottled version has also been called "Valentine Gold". On tap it is usually referred to simply as Daisen Wheat Wine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2552) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 28, 2016
Tap at CBM Terrace. Floral, wheat-forward nose with gummy worms and light peach notes. Well-balanced on the palate without a trace of booze. Easy drinking and really opens up with nice fruit and wheat notes as it warms. Awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (1079) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle from Yamaoka. This is the Valentine Gold version. Clear gold with a fine white head. Sweet fruit aroma. Fairly dry, abit of yeast and alcohol. A nice one to sip in the evening.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (6154) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 17, 2015
330ml bottle pours out a hazy orangeish topped with a small head. Nose is sweet toffee caramel and some booze. Taste is more of the sweetness along with a spice and light hop on the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle at wpbf. Murky orange color, small white. Tart, citrusy, glueish aroma. Medium-bodied. Flavor is also glueish, sweet anf fruity with some alcohol. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottled@wPBFIII. Hazy golden colour, small white head. Aroma is nectar, small head. Aroma is floral, fruity, grainy and some stuff. Flavour is nectar, glue, some alcohol and nectar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (8084) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2015
33 cl bottle @ wPBF Ⅲ, bottled 01/2014
Aroma has sweet apricot tones and yeast. Flavour has yeast, apricot, alcohol and grassy hops. Boozy tones start to disturb a bit after some sips.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (9380) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2015
33 cl bottle @ wPBF III.
Pours hazy golden color with a samall head. Quite odd aroma here, some ripe fruits, fresh fruits also, some pungent alcohol-infused malts also. Sweet caramel malts on the flavor, orange, mild yeast and herbs. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (620) - Kobe, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2014
2013 Bottle from CBB Aroma: Dusty wheat, mild mikan and pear, yeast Palate: Full-bodied. almost viscous, smooth mouth feel Flavor: Wheat, pear, guava, from start with addition of ripe mikan in the middle, finishing with bitter grain. Comment: Outstanding as the mouth feel and flavors evolved and it had long fruity, moderately bitter finish. 4.1 Day 2: Aroma: Floral, dusty wheat, pear, malt, neutral/Chard-like tropical fruit, light caramel Palate: Flavor: Wheat, mandarin orange, pear, tropical fruit, moderate bittering with lemon peel. Comment: This opened up like a full-bodied wine might. Worried that I had overrated it yesterday, but actually its even better with an aroma of 8 and an overall of 18 IMO. So, 42-43 points now. 2014 Version--same day at Enibru as the 2013 above. Aroma: Wheat, light mikan, pear, not very aromatic. Palate: Body has depth. Flavor: Wheat, moderately sweet pear, grain, mikan Comment: Moderately complex mix of fruit, wheat and grain flavors. Like a barley wine with lighter body and hop. Balanced, good sustained flavor though it verges on being mild at this point. 3-6-4+-8-16 = 37+. Bottle age does seem to improve this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (1242) - ESTONIA - MAR 28, 2014
330 ml from Tanakaya @ Mejiro. Pours hazy golden with a thin head. Has a thick and deep wheat aroma, a small hint of alcohol. Bananas, melon and bread dough. Taste is quite sweet that is balanced by spices and alcohol bitterness. Quite warming brew that leaves you with a dry tongue and a long lingering slightly bitter aftertaste. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4668) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 20, 2013
9% courtesy of Chewy shared at CBB. A very cloudy straw gold, a very farmhouse smelling beer. Medium-bodied, spicy, fruity  with a bit of heat to it. Really nicely done.

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